How bad can fibroids get?

Dear Doctor, I have had fibroids for more than two years. I was advised to have an operation, however, due to financial constraints; I have not been able to do...

How a former street vendor charted a rags to riches journey

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Anastasia Abambuzimana is the true definition of persistence. Neither fate, nor circumstances linked to her humble background, could stop her from achieving her dream.

KWEZI AND I: Celebrating small milestones

If you know me well, then you must know how I believe that I know many things. In fact, I sometimes even secretly think that I know everything, which is...

NEXT WEEK'S PROBLEM: Will long distance affect my marriage?

My husband was recently transferred to another country, and he has about two weeks to leave. We have three kids together. I have never been in a long distance relationship,...

I can't give my husband kids

I suffered a miscarriage six months ago and things got so complicated that I was told I may never have kids. The news was devastating. My husband and I have...

Why is my menstrual cycle erratic?

What is your age currently? When did your menses start and how long have you had this problem of irregular menses? Answers to these questions can help find the underlying...

HEALTHY LIVING: 4 health benefits of eating vegan

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Vegan diets are known to help people lose weight. However, they also offer an array of additional health benefits. For starters, a vegan diet may help you maintain a healthy...

Legendary Kamaliza; 23 years later, her legacy lives on

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It’s been 23 years since over one million people lost their lives in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. The effects of the tragedy still ripple through the daily lives...

Why 20-year-old Ishimwe won the 'Queen's Young Leaders' award

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This year, 20-year-old Yvette Ishimwe was one of the two lucky winners from Rwanda selected to receive the ‘Queen’s Young Leaders’ award at Buckingham Palace, London.

KWEZI AND I...by Nasra Bishumba

Three years ago, if someone had told me that I would today be a mum to a toddler, I probably would have laughed. I was young, or so I thought,...

The Counsellor's thoughts...

Good grades are the result of hard work and intelligence. There is nothing wrong with being a smart student regardless of whether your father is a principal or not. Having...

I can't give my husband kids

I suffered a miscarriage six months ago and things got so complicated that I was told I may never have kids. The news was devastating. My husband and I have...

How can I make friends in school?

I recently enrolled at a secondary school where my father is the principal. I am naturally a smart student and I pass my tests at the top of my class....

How can I lose weight after child birth?

Accept my sincerest congratulations on the arrival of the new baby. During pregnancy one can gain up to ten kilogrammes, or even more, of weight. The abdomen is stretched and...

5 ways to gain weight in a healthy way

Don’t let more than four hours go by without eating. Your body needs a continuous supply of energy since it’s like an engine that’s always turned on (your heart is...

Your feedback: Edina suspects her husband of flirting with the help

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Some men do that but I believe that it should not in any way be the reason for a broken marriage.

The Counsellor's thoughts...

There is no smoke without fire. If two maids have come out to complain about romantic advances from your husband, then this is evidence enough that your man is a...

How can I make friends in school?

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I recently enrolled at a secondary school where my father is the principal. I am naturally a smart student and I pass my tests at the top of my class.

My husband keeps hitting on the help

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My husband and I have been married for four years now. This year, it came to my attention that he hit on the maid and that is why she left...

What it takes to serve as a female police officer

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They look immaculate in their uniform. On duty they are confident and carry themselves with an aura of confidence and professionalism even when handling the most complex situations. They command...

The Counsellor's thoughts...

A good wife knows her husband well and cares more about the relationship than what her husband’s relative’s demand for, and that is her greatest source of protection.

My husband keeps hitting on the help

My husband and I have been married for four years now. This year, it came to my attention that he hit on the maid and that is why she left...

My in-laws are driving me crazy

I have been married for 12 years. There is one large thorn in my side though-my in-laws. They are controlling and dominating. They think they’re the authorities on everything and...

Acts 4 Rwanda: Giving hope to vulnerable women and children

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A few years ago, 40-year-old Renatha Vuguziga found herself in a thorny situation. The mother of four was away in hospital with her sick daughter, and when she returned, her...